Under Paris

2024 [FRENCH]

Action / Drama / Horror / Sport / Thriller

38
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 56% · 18 reviews
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 34% · 250 ratings
IMDb Rating 5.2/10 10 20670 20.7K

Director

Top cast

Bérénice Bejo as Sophia
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956.47 MB
1280*720
French 2.0
NR
24 fps
1 hr 43 min
Seeds 100+
1.92 GB
1920*1080
French 5.1
NR
24 fps
1 hr 43 min
Seeds 100+

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by chris_reed-69842 4 / 10

Started strong...then got silly....then got outright ridiculous!

It started off very strong and watching it in French with subtitles really added to the ambience for me as nothing was lost in translation and acting seemed decent.

The more the story progressed, the more it became apparent Deep Blue Sea was an influence with some of the deaths and shots/angles that were filmed.

It stays believable until around a third of the way in and then things start to become unrealistic but forgiving at this stage. By the third act, it loses all integrity and becomes laughable in places. The way the shark flips the RIB and everyone out of it, the speed in which it kills swimmers in the triathlon, the shells all going off and every bridge collapsing along the river. The list goes on.

There's some decent special effects throughout, especially of the traumatic amputations in the catacombs and of the sharks in general but the head of police and the mayor are extremely caricature and kill the depth of the story in my opinion even if the special effects were faultless.

Worth a watch but it's not a classic or a film you'll revisit, even if you're after a brain-disengage-type film.

Reviewed by TreeFiddy53 6 / 10

'Sharks' as a metaphor for 'Climate Change' made me see the film very differently.

You know how there's a whole set of films that's based on stupid people making stupid decisions?

Person 1: DON'T DO IT!

Person 2: *proceeds to do it anyway and gets killed* Audience: SHE TOLD YOU NOT TO DO IT! How dumb are you!?

Those types movies. However, if they're done well, you don't mind the stupidity in it and play along.

I kept reading "If you liked Jaws, you'll enjoy Under Paris." "One of the best Shark films since Jaws" - High praise. So, I had to watch it, despite low scores.

The dumb people in this film don't listen, do dumb things, and get killed. But it's been filmed well; it's intense, the sound design and cinematography keep you engaged. Shark graphics - decent enough. It's got enough going on to keep you engaged, the plot is not boring at all. The ending may have you scratching your head though.

Here's a perspective that I don't think anybody is considering - I don't know the first thing about Shark Biology or marine evolution, but I looked at the 'Sharks' as a metaphor for 'Climate Change' and the plot AND the ending suddenly made so much more sense. That made me feel like the movie was actually better than people are making it out to be.

Either that, or I'm just trying to convince myself that I didn't waste 2 hours watching stupid people make stupid decisions.

Reviewed by fredrickinps 4 / 10

Thriller, Horror or Comedy?

At first, I thought it was a movie from "The Asylum" production. That's until the unexpected and spectacular ending came about. No spoilers though. You'll have to watch it.

Pros. Very nice views of Paris. Nice camera work and pictures. Entertaining.

Cons. All the rest, including the fake sharks that make "Jaws" sharks look so real. Lol. Bad acting unless it was supposed to be a comedy. Not sure it was the intention but it's there!

Overall terrible movie released just in time as an advertisement push for Paris Olympic Games. As a bad joke the ending would make an awesome and epic Olympics Opening Ceremony. Lol. The movie was entertaining due to the fact that it looked more like a comedy than a thriller.

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